Cricket News Today Live: Pramod Madushan starred as Sri Lanka beat Pakistan by 23 runs to win their sixth Asia Cup title.
Pakistan vs Sri Lanka, Asia Cup 2022 Final Highlights: Sri Lanka have won their sixth title by beating Pakistan by 23 runs.
After Bhanuka Rajapaksa helped Sri Lanka reach a fighting score of 170/6, a 4-wicket move by Pramod Madushan and a 3-wicket over by Wanindu Hasaranga made Sri Lanka tie Pakistan on 147 points and reach the final in 23 runs. They will lift their sixth Asian Cup title at International Stadium in Dubai on Sunday. Sri Lanka, who choose to bat first, faced many setbacks but a 71-run from 45-ball top knocking on Rajapaksa saw him score 171 goals. Besides him, Hasaranga also made him a quick knock of 36 runs, from 21 balls. In Pakistan, Haris Rauf took his 3 wickets while Shadab Khan, Naseem Shah, and Iftikhar Ahmed took 1 wicket each. Pakistan, trailing 171, faced a regular decline in wickets as only Mohammad Rizwan scored big on his 55 carries. In Pakistan vs Sri Lanka match Chamika Karunaratne and Mahesh Theekshana took 2 and 1 wickets respectively.
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